Honey Mustard Lamb and Parsnips from Sheet Pan Cooking by Jenny Tschiesche

  I posted this recipe earlier this year, perhaps when the weather was a bit warm for such a hearty, heavy but wonderful meal. Here's a reminder to seek out lamb! Here’s another flavor jammed idea from Jenny Tschiesche and Sheet Pan Cooking. A full meal all at once in...

Cookbook Review: Restoring Heritage Grains by Eli Rogosa

  This book was featured at this year’s Kneading Conference in Skowhegan, Maine. First, a plug for the conference. Suzi and I have gone every other year for decades for three days of classes and seminars by bakers and farmers devoted to the craft and the art of...

TBT Recipe: Iceberg Salad with Pulled Pork

September is winding down and Autumn will be official this Saturday. Time for a couple of days of "summer" barbecue. Long and slow cooked pork is always a treat. Offering it up with iceberg lettuce and a blue cheese dressing is most fitting tribute to the end of...

TBT Cookbook Review: Not-So-Humble Pies

I reviewed this 2012 cookbook a year after it came out and, from the review below, you can see that the book is packed with wonderful ideas. I was going to test several recipes and put the book to the side. And then I put books on top and more on top and ... Damn...

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TBT Cookbook Review: Not-So-Humble Pies

I reviewed this 2012 cookbook a year after it came out and, from the review below, you can see that the book is packed with wonderful ideas. I was going to test several recipes and put the book to...

Basito or Gin Basil Smash

If I say “Mojito” you know the drill. Mint leaves muddled with simple syrup and lemon juice. Add rum, shake with ice, and savor. Now, let’s do some substitutions: basil for the mint, gin for the...

Sweet Heat Beans

  There are times when you want something on the side. A side dish, of course. But it has to be quick. I do enjoy the different flavors of Bush’s Best beans, but I have to say I always augment them....

TBT Cookbook Review: Savory Baking

  For today’s TBT cookbook review, I want you to consider this lovely book, Savory Baking. Say “baking” to someone and visions of cakes and cookies come to mind. But baked wonders...

Venison, Red Wine and Lentil Soup

      Yesterday I reviewed A Soup a Day and included a picture of this soup. Here’s the actual recipe for your enjoyment. The venison here comes from venison sausage. You may be able to secure that...

Cookbook Review: A Soup a Day

If you want to find the perfect pair of adjectives for this book, it’s these: clever and handy. “Soup” is one of those words that we take too lightly. Soup means one of those red and white cans in...

Grapefruit Syrup for Cocktails

“That’s not an orange,” my wife said to me. “It’s a grapefruit.” “No,” I informed here, “these are big Valencia oranges. The sign in the store...

TBT Recipe: Poblano Corn Chowder

The versatile thing about corn is how many ways you can eat. Raw off the cob, if you are of that mind. Roasted or toasted. Slathered with butter. Baked into muffins or cornbread. Or, served deep and...

Perfect Frozen Raspberry Daiquiri

You can make a good cocktail, sometimes a great one, but this one is perfect. I positively guarantee you perfection. I like raspberries. I don’t like seeds. Raspberries in muffins or jam? Fine....

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